Winner of 'dirtiest race in history' gets lifetime ban

Former Olympic 1500m champion Asli Cakir Alptekin has been banned for life after a third doping offence.In 2015, the 32-year-old was stripped of her 2012 Olympic and European titles and suspended for eight years by the Turkish Athletics Federation.She returned this year after the ban was halved and its start

Tour de Yorkshire extends to four day race

The Tour de Yorkshire cycle race has been extended to four days.Union Cycliste Internationale confirmed its decision on Tuesday and next year's event will now run from 3 to 6 May.Welcome to Yorkshire, which jointly organises the event with Amaury Sports Organisation, said it would allow them to design a

Race Center: Chicagoland

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series fast facts for Chicagoland Speedway, MRN broadcast info and social media timeline for today's Tales of the Turtles 400. MRN.com: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series News

Giro d'Italia: Welsh Government in talks host stage of Grand Tour cycling race

Wales could host a Giro d'Italia stage after "positive discussions" between the Welsh Government and owners RCS.Representatives from RCS attended the Tour of Britain finale in Cardiff last weekend, as part of early negotiations.A Welsh Government spokesperson told BBC Sport Wales: "We are continuing the very positive discussions with RCS

Cummings pulls out of time trial after road race omission

UCI Road World Championships 2017Host: Bergen, Norway Dates: 17-24 SeptemberCoverage: Live coverage of the elite men's and women's time trials and road races on BBC TV, BBC Red Button, Connected TV, BBC Sport website & app - full broadcast schedule hereGreat Britain's Steve Cummings has withdrawn from the individual time